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Nobel laureate promotes economic model to avoid crisis

Oct 31, 2014

Robert F. Engle, M.S. ’66, Ph.D. ‘69, who won the 2003 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, spoke on campus Oct. 24 about economics models that can stave off another financial crisis.

Provost names Robert Smith interim ILR dean

Oct 24, 2014

Provost Kent Fuchs has named Robert Smith, ILR associate dean, professor of economics and a Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, interim dean of the ILR School, effective Nov. 14.

Nobel economics laureate to speak Oct. 24

Oct 16, 2014

Nobel economics laureate Robert F. Engle, M.S. ’66, Ph.D. ’69, will give a Sesquicentennial lecture, "The Prospects for Global Financial Stability," Oct. 24.

Basu named president-elect of International Economic Association

Sep 19, 2014

The International Economic Association (IEA) announce this week that it has appointed Kaushik Basu, a Cornell economics professor who is serving as chief economist and senior vice President of the World Bank, as president-elect of the association.

Former President of Economics Association, Goldin ’67, to give a sesquicentennial lecture on “A Grand Gender Convergence: Its Last Chapter”

Aug 27, 2014

On Thursday, October 23rd, Claudia Goldin ’67, will give a lecture on “A Grand Gender Convergence: Its Last Chapter”

Book on international development has site for online dialogue

Aug 01, 2014

A book on international development co-edited by a Cornell professor has spawned a website for continuing discussion.

Statisticians to honor census scientist John Abowd

Jun 17, 2014

John Abowd, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, will receive the Roger Herriot Award from the American Statistical Association in August for his work with federal data.

Abowd honored for fresh approaches to statistical problems

Jun 13, 2014

Professor John Abowd will be recognized in August by statisticians from around the world for developing innovative approaches to solving statistical problems in federal data collection.

Cornell faculty share ideas on The Hill

Jun 09, 2014

Fourteen Cornell faculty members are contributing columns to The Hill, a widely read policy website in Washington, D.C. Several columns have already appeared, offering faculty an opportunity to influence government decision makers.

John Abowd gives the 2014 SOLE Presidential Address

Jun 05, 2014

John Abowd gave the Presidential Address “Where Have All the (Good) Jobs Gone?” at the 2014 conference of the Society of Labor Economists.